Take a break in your trick-or-treat night and join the ghosts and goblins at the Haunted House Scout presented by Boy Scout Troop 755.
From 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Odenton Kiwanis Building on Becknell Avenue, vampires, ghosts and even "Chucky" will lead you through two floors of this haunted house. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 forchildren younger than 12.
There will be free parking at the MARC station with free shuttle bus service to and from your car. Sodas and hot chocolate will be available.
Proceeds from this event will go toward camping equipment and future Scout activities.
During the past three years, thescience department at Arundel
Middle School has been involved with the Anne Arundel County Beautification Program. The science teachers and students have been actively involved in the designing, plantingand maintenance of the gardens.
The school started with one garden and now has seven. In order to maintain the gardens, donations fromstudents and parents are accepted.
The response this fall has been tremendous. The gardens now have many new plants, bushes, bulbs andmulch that have been donated. The school would like to thank all thefollowing parents and students for their donations: Michelle Akers, Brian Bailey, Susan Bazzett, Karissa Branch, Crystal Bryant, Brad Carson, Breanne Chandler, Greta Collins, Sara DeBoer, Justin Dietrich, Heather Dorr, Stacy Garity, Kevin Griffith, Shannon Helms, Chris Henry, Kerri Hodges, Jessica Jackowski, Jill Jones, William Laing, Amy Langendorf, Michael Leon, Amanda Lesak.
Others who donated included: Tiffany Marucci, Katie Matheny, Jenny Mottar, Erin Owen, Elizabeth Payne, Kelly Quigley, David Russell, Cullen Schar, Devin Schar, Danny Shatzer, James Thompson, and Rachel Zimmerman.
Also, Arundel MiddleSchool thanks the McKees of South County Farms for their donation of20 yards of mulch.
The Piney Orchard Ice Arena has new winter skating hours: 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays; 8 to 10 p.m. Fridays; 12:30 to2:30 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. Saturdays; and 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays.
The Tuesday afternoon skate admission is free for November. Regular admission is $4 per person and $1.50 for skate rental. The arena is alsosponsoring an A.M. Pick Up Hockey League 6:30 to 8 a.m. Tuesdays, starting Nov. 5.
All levels of hockey players are invited for a morning of invigorating fun. The cost is $10 per person per session.
Registration is open for the second series of ice skating lessons 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Nov. 9. The lessons are available for children ages 6 and older, and adult lessons. The series will be held once a week for five weeks.
There will be a weekly testing of skills and badges upon competition of requirements.
Included in the lesson program is a car for six free admissions to public sessions. The cost forthe series of lessons is $35.
Early registration at the arena at least one week before the lesson. Class size is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Lessons offered are Pre-Alpha, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Freestyle and Intro to Power Skating. Lessons follow the Ice Skating Institute of America guidelines.
For more information, call Piney Orchard Ice Arena, 8781 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton, at 672-7013 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
The Fort Meade Retired Officers' Wives' Club annual shopping excursion to Quantico Marine Corps Exchange and Potomac Mills Mall is Nov. 7.
The bus leaves Fort Meade Officers Club 8:30 a.m. and returns p.m. The cost is $14. Reservations deadline is Nov. 5.
Call Betty Juba at 721-2494 or Edna Grant 551-2974 for further information andreservations.
The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a benefit for the YWCA Meade Teen Infant Care Program.
The event is called "A Taste of West County" and will include food tasting and dancing.
The highlight of the evening will be the Mike El Show, "A Tribute to Elvis."
Chamber of Commerce members will provide the food and beverages. Participating members will includeBill's Barbecue Pit, Blob's Park Inc., Golden Flame Lounge, Jim's Hideaway, Junction Restaurant, Kaufmann's Tavern Inc., Little Caesars Pizza, Pizza Express Inc., Rick's Cafe, Elsie's Bakery, Jerman's IGA Foodliner, Bill's Lounge & Package Goods, My Place Inc., Odenton Liquors Inc., and the Place.
Raffle prizes will also be featured. Members donating prizes include: Halle Development Inc., Appliance Electronic Village Inc., Bank of Glen Burnie, Phil's Photo, Odenton Office Supplies Inc., Expressions Florist Inc., and Dudley Products Inc.
Other donations are from June Enterprises, Revere Printing Inc, Richard Friedman, DMD, Gerald Goodman, D.D.S., Auto Collision Inc., OdentonShell Service Center, Century 21 Moss Realty and Cooperative Direct Mail Advertising, T/A Super Coups, Anne Arundel County.
The event will be 8 p.m. to midnight Nov. 23 at the Odenton Fire Hall, Route 175.
The cost is $15. All proceeds from the event will be donated tothe Teen Infant Care Program that offers child care while 10 parentsof Meade High School attend classes.
With 15 babies in its program, 12 teens will graduate from high school this year because of it.
Call the Chamber office at 672-3422 or the YWCA at 268-5093 to order tickets.
Free eye screening will be conducted 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 8 at the O'Malley Senior Center.
The Baltimore-Washington Eye Center will present information on the aging eye and screen for vision, glaucoma and cataracts. Appointments required.
The center isalso offering a yoga class 3 to 4 p.m. Thursdays. Paul Howard a certified yoga instructor will be directing the class.
The O'Malley Center is at 1275 Odenton Road. For more information call 222-6227 or 621-9515.